Dr. Vikram Bhakoo is an Associate Professor within the Operations Management discipline in the Department of Management & Marketing at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His current stream of research focuses on supply chain sustainability and risk, technology adoption and diffusion issues and buyer/supplier relationships. His research specifically seeks to develop a comprehensive understanding around the institutional and contextual dynamics at play when organizations are embedded in different tiers of the supply chain. He has published his work in a variety of prestigious journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Journal of Business Ethics amongst others. He is the Associate editor for Journal of Supply Chain Management and International Journal of Logistics Management. In addition, he is also serves on the editorial review boards of Journal of Operations Management and International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management. His research agenda continues to draw support from the Australian Research Council and the University of Melbourne.
Dr Bhakoo holds a Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from the University of Delhi and a Masters in Information Systems and a PhD from Monash University. Prior to embarking on an academic career, he has worked in textile manufacturing, financial services and information technology sectors in business development and supply chain management roles.